RIP Paula Dell
Los Angeles Times
January 12, 2017
November 15, 1926 - January 9, 2017 Paula Adele Unger Boelsems, (stage name Paula Dell) 90 passed away at her long time Santa Monica home with her son by her side. Born in Longmont, Colorado to Ralph and Clayton Unger. Her family moved to California in 1935 where she became the Queen of Muscle Beach, a Hollywood stunt woman, an international acrobatic judge, a school teacher, a graduate of Santa Monica High School, Stephens College and USC. Predeceased in death by husband Hal, a lifetime Santa Monica resident, survived by son Randy ( K. C.) and granddaughters Emily & Gracie Boelsems, sister Rosalie Cloud, 6 nieces, 4 nephews and their families. Memorial Services January 25, 2017, 11 AM Grace Lutheran Church, 4427 Overland, Culver City, CA 90230. Followed by Celebration of Life in the church fellowship hall. Interment 2 PM Woodlawn Cemetry, 1847 14th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404 Casual dress and Beachwear are appropriate. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in her name, to Grace Lutheran Church of Culver City.
DELL, Paula (Paula Adele Unger)
Born: 11/15/1926, Longmont, Colorado, U.S.A.
Died: 1/9/2017, Santa Monica, California, U.S.A.
Paula Dell’s western – stuntwoman:
Blazing Saddles - 1974